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Old 10-31-2007, 05:18 PM   #1
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Default 18x8.5 guys.........what tire size you running?

Hey guys with 18x8.5..............what tire size you running? im debating between 235-40-18 and 245-40-18. I basically want NO RUB but i also dont want a anorexic looking tire if you know what i mean......any help is greatly appreciated. btw......50 offet
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Old 10-31-2007, 06:07 PM   #2
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I run a 235-40-18 and will probably go to a 245-40-18 next. No rub at all but it makes a big difference if you have any aftermarket suspension. I have an adjustable coilover that I played with for awhile before I got it to just the right height.
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Old 11-01-2007, 11:58 AM   #3
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i run a 265/35/18 right now, but i wouldn't suggest it for everyone.

a 255/35/18 is the correct diameter if you have the suspension to handle it.

a good 235/40/18 (RE01R, AD07, RS2, RT615) wont look too skinny on an 8.5" wheel, some more narrower tires could though.
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